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Radio Producer

Toby Hilder works as a producer at Radio 1. This Department for Education clip illustrates the importance of science and maths qualifications as the basis for careers in music technology.

Toby did maths and all three sciences at A-level before taking a degree. He then obtained a trainee role at the BBC...

Snowboard Designer

Liza Brooks is a snowboard designer. This Department for Education clip illustrates the link between studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects at school with careers in design and manufacture.

Liza describes how her job involves looking at the science that goes into a...

Spacecraft Engineer

Simon Meek is a spacecraft engineer, designing, building and tracking satellites. This Department for Education clip shows how studying science and mathematics open the gateway to interesting careers. Simon studied maths, physics and English at A-level and went on to study for a degree in Physics.

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Climate Scientist

Elizabeth Kendon is a climate scientist at the Met Office, studying extreme weather patterns and the impact they have on Earth. This Department for Education video clip introduces her work and how she uses mathematical modelling to study climate change. She illustrates how skills in science, mathematics and...

Energy Manager

Jo Carris is an energy manager, working on the London 2012 Olympic Games. This Department for Education clip could be used when teaching about sustainable development or energy efficiency. It also demonstrates the exciting careers that require skills in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).

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Future Morph: Timber Framer

This Future Morph video clip introduces Marc Watson, a timber framer, who discusses constructing and designing frames for buildings. Marc describes how the properties of different woods and the forces acting on a frame must be taken into consideration. This includes calculating forces on individual beams and the...

Equality and Diversity

These two videos from Teachers TV look at how colleges and schools can turn diversity and equality policies into practice. Three colleges share the strategies they have successfully adopted. From supporting students with dyslexia to providing integrated learning for divided communities, colleges must address the...

Kate Bellingham Video

In this video, Kate Bellingham, the former National STEM Careers Coordinator, describes the importance of encouraging students to choose STEM subjects. Kate believes that STEM qualifications and skills are urgently needed and highly valued in employment therefore it is crucial to work with teachers, careers...

Pod 5: Pupil Project

In this summative challenge from Nuffield Foundation groups of students use the knowledge, skills and understanding from earlier pods to explore a sustainability question of their choice. They need to research, analyze and present ideas in preparation for an exposition. Students assess each others ideas and plans...

Case Study: Plumbing

Produced for Future Morph, this resource contains a video in which an apprentice plumber talks about his work in a renewable energy company installing solar water panels. The theory and practicals he learns in college is applied in the workplace.

A second activity looks at a demonstration that illustrates...

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